At approximately 11:40 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 10, a cyclist was traveling north on Hwy 221 when he was hit by a gray van near Grandfather Mountain, according to NCSHP. Police are still searching for the driver of the van, which is suspected to have damage to the driver’s side front fender.

BLOWING ROCK — Blowing Rock Police Chief Aaron Miller and National Park Service District Officer Robert Fleming honored two Blowing Rock Police officers and one NPS officer with life-saving awards for separate incidents during a Blowing Rock Town Council meeting on Oct. 8.

Mabel F. Brown, 97, a 40 year Warrenton area resident passed p…

Dean H. Jones, 90, of Boone, N.C., passed away October 7, 2019.

What does it mean to be free? Many seemingly intractable disputes about specific issues — ranging from welfare spending and school choice to abortion and alcohol policy — originate from the fact that people don’t answer this question in the same way. It’s hard to have a useful political conv…

The Competitive Enterprise Institute has published a new paper, “Wrong Again: 50 Years of Failed Eco-pocalyptic Predictions.” Keep in mind that many of the grossly wrong environmentalist predictions were made by respected scientists and government officials. My question for you is: If you we…